Yoga Vasistha [sanskrit]

223,437 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Sanskrit edition of the Yoga-vasistha including English translation and grammatical analysis. The Yogavasistha is a Hindu spiritual text written by Valmiki (who also authored the Ramayana) dealing with the philosophical topics from the Advaita-vedanta school. Chronologically it precedes the Ramayana.

Verse 1.22.27

कासश्वासससीत्कारा दुःखधूमतमोमयी ।
जराज्वाला ज्वलत्येषा यस्यासौ दग्ध एव हि ॥ २७ ॥

kāsaśvāsasasītkārā duḥkhadhūmatamomayī |
jarājvālā jvalatyeṣā yasyāsau dagdha eva hi || 27 ||

Dotage as an inward flame consumes the living body as a wet log of wood, which thereupon emits its hissing sounds of hiccough and hard breathing, and sends up the gloomy fumes of woe and sighs.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.22.27). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “kāsaśvāsasasītkārā duḥkhadhūmatamomayī”
  • Cannot analyse kāsaśvāsasasītkārā*du
  • duḥkha -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duḥkha (vocative single)
    duḥkha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duḥkha (vocative single)
  • dhūmatam -
  • dhūmatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    dhūmatam (adverb)
  • o -
  • o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (nominative single)
    u (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    o (vocative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
    (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
  • mayī -
  • mayī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mayī (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “jarājvālā jvalatyeṣā yasyāsau dagdha eva hi”
  • jarā -
  • jarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jarā (nominative single)
  • jvālā* -
  • jvāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jvālāḥ (nominative plural)
    jvālāḥ (vocative plural)
    jvālā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    jvālāḥ (nominative plural)
    jvālāḥ (vocative plural)
    jvālāḥ (accusative plural)
  • jvalatye -
  • jvalat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jvalati (locative single)
    jvalat (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    jvalatī (nominative dual)
    jvalatī (vocative dual)
    jvalatī (accusative dual)
    jvalati (locative single)
    jval -> jvalat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    jvalati (locative single), from √jval (class 1 verb)
    jval -> jvalat (participle, neuter); (4 der.)
    jvalatī (nominative dual), from √jval (class 1 verb)
    jvalatī (vocative dual), from √jval (class 1 verb)
    jvalatī (accusative dual), from √jval (class 1 verb)
    jvalati (locative single), from √jval (class 1 verb)
    jval (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    jvalati (present active third single)
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    eṣā (nominative single)
  • yasyā -
  • yasya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yasya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yas -> yasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √yas
    yasyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yasyā (nominative single)
    yasyā (nominative single)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yas (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    yasya (imperative active second single)
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    asi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    asu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (locative single)
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asau (nominative single)
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asau (nominative single)
  • dagdha* -
  • dagdhṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dagdhaḥ (vocative single)
    dagdha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dagdhaḥ (nominative single)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.22.27). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Duhkha (duḥkha, दुःख): defined in 2 categories.
Jara (jarā, जरा): defined in 2 categories.
Jvala (jvāla, ज्वाल, jvālā, ज्वाला): defined in 2 categories.
Ya (य): defined in 2 categories.
Yah (yaḥ, यः): defined in 1 categories.
Yat (यत्): defined in 1 categories.
Asi (असि): defined in 2 categories.
Asu (असु): defined in 1 categories.
Eva (एव): defined in 1 categories.

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